1-800-Flowers.com Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

E-commerce Company

1-800-Flowers.com has acquired 9 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

1-800-Flowers.com’s largest acquisition to date was in 2020, when it acquired PersonalizationMall.com for $252M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold Fannie May Confections Brands to Ferrero International S.A. for $115M. 1-800-Flowers.com has acquired in 6 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include e-commerce (56%) and retail (23%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity12
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 2

1-800-Flowers.com, Inc.

One Old Country Road, Suite 500,
Carle Place, New York 11514
United States,
(516) 237-6000
www.1800flowers.com

1-800-Flowers.com, Inc. is a floral and gift retailer company. 1-800-Flowers provides a broad range of gift products, including flowers, plants, gourmet foods, candies, gift baskets and other unique gifts to customers around the world through the company's web site, telephone call centers and company owned or franchised stores. 1-800-Flowers was formed in 1976 and is based in Carle Place, New York.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 6 - 1 - 1 1 9
vol $237M $252M $489M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 2 - 1 - - - 3
vol $115M $115M
  12

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
PersonalizationMall.com, Inc. 2020-02-18 252M USD Divestiture
Burr Ridge, Illinois · www.personalizationmall.com
Shari’s Berries 2019-08-05 - Divestiture
San Diego, California · www.berries.com
Personalization Universe 2017-11-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Carle Place, New York · www.personalizationuniverse.com
Fannie May Confections Brands, Inc. 2017-03-15 115M USD Divestiture
Melrose Park, Illinois · www.fanniemay.com
Fine Stationery International LLC 2015-06-01 - Divestiture
Colorado Springs, Colorado · www.finestationery.com
Harry & David Holdings, Inc. 2014-09-02 143M USD Special Situations/Distressed
Medford, Oregon · www.hndcorp.com
WineTasting, Inc. 2014-01-07 - Divestiture
Point Richmond, California · www.winetasting.com
Fine Stationery International LLC 2011-05-26 - Add-on Acquisition
Colorado Springs, Colorado · www.finestationery.com
DesignPac Gifts LLC 2008-04-30 36M USD Add-on Acquisition
Melrose Park, Illinois
Cheryl & Co., Inc. 2005-03-11 40M USD Add-on Acquisition
Westerville, Ohio · www.cheryls.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
E-Commerce 5 (56%) 271M (55%) 1 (33%) -
Retail 2 (22%) 183M (37%) - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (11%) - 1 (33%) -
Consumer Products 1 (11%) 36M (7%) - -
Food - - 1 (33%) 115M (100%)
Total 9 $489M 3 $115M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 9 489M 3 115M
  Illinois 2 288M 1 115M
  California 2 - 1 -
  Ohio 2 59M - -
  Colorado 1 - 1 -
  Oregon 1 143M - -
  New York 1 - - -
Total 9 $489M 3 $115M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Citigroup Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $395M
< $100M 3 $95M
TOTAL $489M
Largest PersonalizationMall.com, Inc.
$252M (2020-02-18)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $115M
TOTAL $115M
Largest Fannie May Confections Brands, Inc.
$115M (2017-03-15)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
50%
2 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
2 50%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
67%
2 67%
Strategic(s)
33%
1 33%

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